Bugging allergy; role of pre-, pro- and synbiotics in allergy prevention.

  title={Bugging allergy; role of pre-, pro- and synbiotics in allergy prevention.},
  author={Christina E. West and M Dzidic and Susan L. Prescott and Maria C Jenmalm},
  journal={Allergology international : official journal of the Japanese Society of Allergology},
  volume={66 4},
Large-scale biodiversity loss and complex changes in social behaviors are altering human microbial ecology. This is increasingly implicated in the global rise in inflammatory diseases, most notably the "allergy epidemic" in very early life. Colonization of human ecological niches, particularly the gastrointestinal tract, is critical for normal local and systemic immune development and regulation. Disturbances in composition, diversity and timing of microbial colonization have been associated… CONTINUE READING
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